Zāwiyat Umm ar Rakham
in Matruh Governorate, Egypt

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.397 and 27.043 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 23' 47" and E 27° 2' 34"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - EGP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:41 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:35 am and 6:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.400 and -149.500 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Egypt.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2022-08-11 08:01:23

Delve into Zāwiyat Umm ar Rakham

Zāwiyat Umm ar Rakham in Matruh Governorate is a city located in Egypt about 266 mi (or 429 km) west of Cairo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Zāwiyat Umm ar Rakham is now 07:41 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 3 airports closer to Zāwiyat Umm ar Rakham. The closest airport in Egypt is Mersa Matruh Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marsa Matruh, Alexandria, Tobruk, Beheira and Damanhur. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 13th of August 2022

29°C (85 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 14th of August 2022

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 15th of August 2022

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Carols Beau Rivage Hotel

1,3 mi
El-Obayed Bay
Marsa Matruh

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

شاطئ عجيبه بمرسي مطروح من تاني

Published: July 14, 2018
Length: 10:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: HOH Channel

عجيبه من اجمل شواطيء محافظة مطروح ويقع علي بعد35 كيلومتر تقريبا من مركز المحافظة يتميز بنقاء المياه و المناظ...

جمال مرسي مطروح (شاطئ عجيبه)❤

Published: December 19, 2018
Length: 27:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zezo Ezat

Carols Beau Rivage Sunny Weather In March

Published: March 18, 2019
Length: 12:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Carols Beau Rivage Marouh

Amazing weather in #carols_beau_rivage in March is so relaxing and extravagant.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham

Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham (literally "the resthouse of the mother of vultures") is located on the North coast of Egypt 20 km to the west of Marsa Matruh, and about 300 km to the west of Alexandria During the reign of Ramesses II, it was the location of a fortress which marked the western extent of direct Egyptian influence.

Located at 31.3961, 27.0439 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Egypt

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Zâwyet Umm el Rakham, Zāwiyet Umm el Rakham, Zāwiyat Umm ar Rakham